Pubs and Restaurants in Old Portsmouth

Discover the best restaurants in Old Portsmouth here. The historic area of Old Portsmouth and Spice Island, has a great selection of restaurants, pubs and cafes to choose from, some have got great harbourside views.


The A Bar Pub and Restaurant Old Portsmouth

The A Bar Bistro in Old Portsmouth is located just across the road from the Camber Docks fish market, so it is no surprise that the menu includes fresh fish specials and a catch of the day. But it's not just fish, other dishes include the abar Burger, Tandori Chicken and Grilled Peach Salad and Grilled Polenta with mushroom and spinach, almond ricotta. There is a wide menu to choose from. Formerly the American Bar the building at the Abar dates to the 1780s, it was damaged by bombing in The Blitz during the Second World War.

Address: 58 White Hart Road, PO1 2JA
Telephone: 02392 811585

Bridge Tavern

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Sitting right on the edge of Old Portsmouth's Camber Dock, The Bridge Tavern in Old Portsmouth is a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere and a great menu of fine food and drinks. The menu reflects the pub's dockside location with dishes such as Homemade Seafood Chowder, The Bridge serves home-made classics, with daily fish specials and excellent vegetarian options.
The pub draws it's name from the bridge that used to cross the Camber Dock, the bridge was removed in 1906 to improve access for shipping to the dock.

Address: 54 East Street, PO1 2JJ
Telephone: 02392 752992

The Dolphin Pub

Pubs and Restaurants in Old Portsmouth.

Reputed to be Portsmouths oldest pub, established in 1716, The Dolphin is situated directly opposite the Cathedral on the High Street in Old Portsmouth. The Dolphin regularly hosts live music, comedy and shows sports.

The Dolphin has a full menu and does great roast dinners, the bar is stocked with a wide range of real ales, including Irving Ales. The menu features classics such as Sausages and Mash, Fish and Chips, Steak and Ale Pie as well as vegetarian options including Chickpea and Spinach Curry, Courgette, Avacado and Brocolli Salad.
Address: 41 High Street, PO1 2LU
Telephone: 02392 823595

Florios D'Italia

Florios D'Italia pizza restaurant is located on the High Street at Old Portsmouth, at the site of the old Duke of Buckingham pub. As well as serving really great pizzas this is also an Italian Delicatessen and a gelato shop. At Florios they serve a wide range of slow fermented homemade pizzas such as the American Hot with Fior Di Latte Mozzarella , San Marzano Tomato,Evo Oil, Spicy Salami, Tangy Hot Green Peppers, Basil or the Maxi topped with Fior Di Latte Mozzarella , San Marzano Tomato, Half Spicy Salami, Nduja ,Olives/Half Sausage and Mushrooms, EVO Oil, Basil.
In the shop they stock a great range of Italian products such as pasta, olive oil, cured meats, cheeses as well as a unique range of Italian wines. Buon appetito!
Address: 119 High St, Old Portsmouth, PO1 2HW
Telephone: 02394 170451

Spinnaker Cafe

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The Spinnaker Cafe in Broad Street, Old Portsmouth, was formerly the Old Slipway Cafe. This traditional cafe serves a variety of cooked breakfasts as well as sandwiches and drinks.

Open for breakfast and brunch, this is a cosy, friendly cafe with a maritime inspired interior, a great spot if you are on a stroll around Old Portsmouth.

Address: 96 Broad Street, PO1 2JE
Telephone: 07434 727664

Spice Island Inn

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Situated right on Portsmouth Point at Old Portsmouth, the Spice Island Inn has great views overlooking the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour and across the Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower. A Greene King pub, the Spice Island Inn has a good choice of food, the menu includes burgers and steaks, sanwhiches, vegetarian and vegan selections, Sunday roasts plus classic pub food such as Fish and Chips and Sausage and Mash. Originally three separate pubs, the Spice Island Inn derives it's name from it's position on "Spice Island" the local name for Portsmouth Point. So named as it was here that spices from the West indies were unloaded from ships in the 1700s.
Address: 1 Bath Square, PO1 2JL
Telephone: 02392 870543

Still and West

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The Still and West Old Portsmouth, sits right on the harbourside at the mouth of Portsmouth Harbour, ferries and yachts pass just feet away from the pub. The pub is split over several floors with great views everywhere, there is an extensive menu ranging from Pan roasted duck breast, fondant potato, caramelised shallots, buttered kale, red wine jus to fish and chips. Vegetarian and vegan options are of course available. The pub was originally called The Still Tavern(1733). In 1882 John main of the Still Tavern married Elizabeth Long of the East and West Country House, another Old Portsmouth pub, so the names were combined in 1903 forming the Still and West Country House.
Address: Bath Square, PO1 2JL
Telephone: 02392 821567

The Wellington

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At the bottom of the High Street in Old Portsmouth next to the Square Tower, sits the Wellington Bar and Restaurant a Victorian style Restuarant. The Wellington host regular live music, such as jazz on a Friday night and have special themed nights such as Steak Nights. Built in 1710 this truly is an historic pub, the front of the building however facing onto the High Street is a 20th century addition.

Address: 62 High Street, PO1 2LY
Telephone: 02392 818965